Definitions for protistaproʊˈtɪs tə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Protista, division Protista(noun)

    eukaryotic one-celled living organisms distinct from multicellular plants and animals: protozoa, slime molds, and eukaryotic algae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protista

    a provisional group in which are placed a number of low microscopic organisms of doubtful nature. Some are probably plants, others animals

  2. Protista

    of Protiston

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. prw`tistos first.]

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